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My Southern Health: Male bonding is good for your health

Feb. 9, 2018—Dr. Nathaniel Clark, associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains his study indicating that male bonding may reduce your stress or help you adapt to stressful situations.

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Research study: Looking for ways to reduce stress in your family?

Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Helping Families Cope with Stress Study aims to promote children's healthy adjustment by teaching your family about the nature and effects of stress. Research participants are needed.

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Women’s Center presents Work-Life Workshop on stress Sept. 28

Sep. 13, 2017—The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center begins its fall schedule of Work-Life Workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students Thursday, Sept. 28.

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HR workshop Aug. 23: ‘Dealing with Change’

Aug. 11, 2017—In this Human Resources workshop, you will gain helpful tools and strategies for dealing with the stress and anxiety that change can produce.

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Stress may switch on bone “mets”

Aug. 9, 2017—New findings could explain the link between chronic stress and reduced survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer, and could lead to new strategies to improve treatment outcomes.

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Research participants sought: Parents, children and the effects of stress

Jun. 8, 2017—Your family may be eligible to participate in a research study at Vanderbilt University that aims to help parents and children regarding the effects of stress.

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Be sure to practice self-care during stressful times

Feb. 1, 2017—Learning to practice self-care can be a difficult process, but it is becoming a necessity for dealing with constant coverage of world events, work demands, and the needs of family and loved ones.

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Women’s Center Work-Life Workshops: ‘Building Stress Resilience’ Sept. 29

Sep. 14, 2016—Jim Kendall, manager of Work/Life Connections-EAP, will present "Building Stress Resilience" Thursday, Sept. 29, in Sarratt Student Center, Room 363. The workshop will begin at noon, and lunch will be provided.

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Tips for finding balance ‘between Hallmark and heartache’ during the holidays

Dec. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt psychiatrist Judith Akin, who frequently counsels people having a hard time through the holidays, has a quick guideline: Set a course “between Hallmark and heartache,” and aim to have a “pretty good little Christmas.”

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Vanderbilt psychiatrist renews call to find the place ‘between Hallmark and heartache’ during the holidays

Dec. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt psychiatrist Judith Akin, M.D., who frequently counsels people who are having a hard time through the holidays, has a quick guideline: set a course “between Hallmark and heartache” and aim to have a “pretty good little Christmas.” In other words, she says, don’t strive for the perfect (you won’t achieve it), and recognize and...

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Let Vanderbilt help with holiday stress

Dec. 4, 2015—Did you know that as a Vanderbilt employee, you have access to several programs to assist with stress and depression during the holidays or anytime at no cost?

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10 tips for managing holiday stress

Dec. 8, 2014—The words “holiday” and “stress” do not belong together, says Chad Buck, a clinical psychologist with Vanderbilt’s Work/Life Connections–EAP.

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